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Jul 8, 2013 4:00pm EDT
week of testimony. about ten minutes ago trayvon martin's father took the stand. >> the defense is presenting its case to the jury now and the screams heard on that 911 call are once again in the spotlight. nbc's jay gray is at the courthouse in sanford, florida, where the jury heard from a parade of friends testifying on behalf of zimmerman. >> reporter: you're right. it's been a very busy day inside the courtroom here in sanford, florida. what i can tell you, we saw trayvon martin's dad take the stand within the last ten or 15 minutes. he's refuting testimony earlier from investigators. the focus in court again was today this dramatic 911 call from the night trayvon martin died. investigators were called back to the witness stand to share with jurors the response trayvon martin's father had the first time he was asked who it was screaming for help in the background of that call? >> okay. and mr. martin's response? >> that it was not his son. >> i think you earlier said he put his head down or something? >> yes. he was crying. he was sad. he had his head down and wiping his fac
Jul 9, 2013 4:00pm EDT
supports zimmerman's claim of how he shot trayvon martin. nbc's jay gray joins us now live from the courthouse in sanford, florida, where the judge is expected to decide soon if an animation of the deadly confrontation should be played in court. jay? >> reporter: yeah, jim that debate began this morning. it will continue after the testimony here today. look, the defense strategy did shift a bit to a review of the details from the shooting of george zimmerman's injuries that as you talked about, jim, their witness testified do support his claims of self-defense. the rapid pace and emotion that had defined the defense case for the first two days gave way to a technical analysis inside the courtroom today. >> much more specifically talk about the gunshot itself, and the mechanics involved in that. >> reporter: a forensic and gunshot expert for the defense walked methodically through his review of the evidence. he said the gun was two to four inches against trayvon martin's skin and pressed against his clothes the night he was killed and martin lived one to three minutes and was con
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